Barry Jenkins film adaption of James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk won the award for Best Feature at the 34th annual Spirit Awards. Watch Jenkins award speech below:
Barry Jenkins film also took home two more honors with Regina King winning the award for Best Supporting Female and Mr. Jenkins himself winning in the Best Director category.
The Spirit Awards were founded in 1994 to recognize the talent both in front of and behind the camera in independent films.
Check out a complete list of the winners here: https://www.filmindependent.org/blog/here-are-the-winners-of-the-2019-film-independent-spirit-awards/